The Legend of Mick Dodge

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  • 2014
  • 3 Seasons
  • 6.9  (262)

The Legend of Mick Dodge is a reality television show that premiered on National Geographic in 2014. The show is about Mick Dodge, a man who left modern society 25 years ago to live in the remote wilderness of the Hoh Rainforest in Washington State. Mick's lifestyle is a stark contrast to the hustle and bustle of modern society. He wears no shoes, eats what he can forage in the forest, and sleeps in a tree stump.

The show begins by introducing Mick and detailing the reason he left modern society. He has been living in the forest for 25 years and has developed a deep connection with nature. He believes that living in harmony with nature is the key to a happy and fulfilling life. He shares his knowledge and expertise of the forest with the audience as he navigates through the wilderness.

Throughout the show, Mick interacts with various people in the nearby towns, often trying to convince them to abandon their modern lifestyles and live off the land. He also interacts with other people living in the forest in a similar manner to his own. He teaches these people how to navigate through the forest and how to find shelter, food, and water.

The Legend of Mick Dodge often shows the way in which Mick lives his life in the forest. The audience is shown how he gets his food, how he creates his shelter, and how he interacts with the wildlife. The show depicts the harsh realities of living in the wilderness and the dangers that accompany this lifestyle. Mick faces many obstacles during his time in the forest, including extreme weather conditions, wild animals, and a lack of resources.

Another significant aspect of the show is Mick's spirituality. He often refers to the forest and the natural world as a “living organism” and believes that everything is connected. He teaches the audience about the spiritual connections between humans and nature and the importance of respecting the forest.

Overall, The Legend of Mick Dodge is a unique show that offers a different perspective on modern living. It highlights the importance of living in harmony with nature and the spiritual connections humans have with the natural world. The show is not just entertainment; it is a lifestyle choice that challenges the audience to think about their own relationship with nature.

The Legend of Mick Dodge is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (32 episodes). The series first aired on January 7, 2014.

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Road Trip
12. Road Trip
February 17, 2015
Mick prepares to travel to the wedding of his friend Shay, whom he considers family.
The Great Games
11. The Great Games
February 10, 2015
Following in the tradition of early tribal games and the Greek Olympiad, Mick and his friends of the forest compete in their annual Olympic Mountain Games. With each member carefully selected for their specialized skills, the teams undertake three separate challenges that will push them to their limits, testing their strength, agility and teamwork. Going head-to-head, one team will fight their way to the top and reign as this year's champion.
Forest Feast
8. Forest Feast
February 3, 2015
Every year, Mick marks the changing season with a gathering known as the Autumn Harvest. Bringing his fellow forest dwellers together for a feast, Mick takes this opportunity to celebrate brotherhood and the abundance the forest provides. But first, Mick and his friends must utilize their primal skills and resources, in hopes of hunting and gathering enough food from the Hoh for this season's main event.
Down in the Mouth
7. Down in the Mouth
February 3, 2015
Over the course of his decades spent in the wild, Mick Dodge has discovered unusual remedies in the least likely of places- the kind of tricks that can heal him and alleviate pain in times of need. But when none of his natural methods are able to diminish the crippling pain of a toothache for long, Mick decides it's time for drastic measures and seeks help from a source he hasn't tapped into in decades.
To Catch a Thief
6. To Catch a Thief
January 27, 2015
Since Mick Dodge left the modern world behind, he's stashed his belongings all over the Washington wilderness. Now, Mick is relocating hidden stashes to a central forest base camp in preparation for winter.
Forest Wine
5. Forest Wine
January 27, 2015
Now that's it's berry season Mick is ready to brew the Dodge Family Forest Wine. Based on a secret recipe created by Mick's great grandfather, it's a special concoction his family has produced for generations.
Independence Day
4. Independence Day
January 13, 2015
On Holiday weekends in the Washington wilderness, Mick Dodge typically goes into hiding, fleeing the flood of tourists that descend on the forest. However, the Fourth of July he is forced to stand guard, keep watch and protect the Hoh Rainforest.
4. Manhunt
January 20, 2015
Mick helps his long-time student's girlfriend find him in the forest, which is not an easy task.
A Dollar Short
3. A Dollar Short
January 20, 2015
With Mick's oldest friend's 65th birthday just a week away, Mick rallies the troops to make his dreams come true.
Super Moon
2. Super Moon
January 6, 2015
In the Hoh Rainforest, a full moon is on the rise - and this one won't be like most. Nicknamed the super moon, its orbit will bring it closer to Earth than usual...presenting a slew of opportunities for Mick Dodge. Traveling through the night, Mick aims to reach a secret cove by sunrise, where extreme high tides brought on by the super moon could deliver a seafood harvest.
Native Medicine
1. Native Medicine
January 6, 2015
In the third season premiere, Mick Dodge seeks help from a Makah medicine woman to help him with his aches and pains.
Foot Notes: Hunker Down
0. Foot Notes: Hunker Down
February 17, 2015
In this special episode, Mick Dodge embarks on his annual migration to a cave close to the ocean, where he can take refuge during the tough winter. But he must move 150 pounds of gear to the opposite side of the Hoh River before he can reach the safety of his underground shelter.
Where to Watch The Legend of Mick Dodge
The Legend of Mick Dodge is available for streaming on the National Geographic website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Legend of Mick Dodge on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    January 7, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (262)